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BBQ CHICKEN KABOBS with BACON and PINEAPPLE

BBQ Chicken Kabobs recipe with tender chicken grilled with pineapple and bacon then slathered with your favorite BBQ sauce. These ultimate BBQ recipe for grilled chicken kabobs are perfect for your next cookout!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: chicken, Grilling, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq chicken, grilled chicken, kabobs
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 552kcal
Author: Butter With A Side of Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts cut into 1 1/2" - 2" chunks, salted lightly
  • 1 1/2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1 lb bacon cut into 1"- 1 1/2" segments
  • fresh pineapple cut into 2" chunks

Instructions

  • Combine chicken pieces with 1 cup of the BBQ sauce and marinate for 2-3 hours. (This step can be omitted if you're pressed for time!)
  • Microwave bacon for 2-5 minutes, depending on the thickness of your bacon and how crispy you like it. Let bacon cool slightly.
  • Using wooden skewers previously soaked in water for at least 1 hour (or metal skewers!) thread chicken, bacon pieces and pineapple in a pattern. The larger pieces of pineapple are easier to skewer. Fold thin bacon pieces over in half and arrange next to the chicken, being careful to not put the bacon pieces too close to anything else, so that they have space to heat up properly to cook.
  • Grill kabobs until chicken reaches 155-160 degrees F. Slather remaining 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce on kabobs when they're nearly cooked. Cover loosely with foil and let sit for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 552kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1323mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 4.9% | Vitamin C: 33.5% | Calcium: 3.8% | Iron: 6.7%